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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Jan 23, 2013 7:30am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: the importance of attending....Ole' Time Hockey

One of my favorite sports trivia snippet is that at the time Derek Sanderson signed a deal with the Philadelphia Blazers of the World Hockey Association in 1972 he became the world's highest paid professional athlete, exceeding even Pele.

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Poster: lobster12 Date: Jan 23, 2013 8:08am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: the importance of attending....Ole' Time Hockey

I was almost named Derek after him. That was a great line regarding Sanderson last week on 30 Rock. So random.

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Jan 23, 2013 8:10am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: the importance of attending....Ole' Time Hockey

I was almost named Derek after him folloing a cocaine-induced brawl with large Canadian.

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Poster: lobster12 Date: Jan 23, 2013 9:46am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: the importance of attending....Ole' Time Hockey

The song Boat Drinks by Jimmy Buffett is about Derek in a round about way

Here is the urban legend. Also, if you haven't seen the video, from this same run of shows, Jimmy exercised the curse of the Bambino and it worked a month later.

http://www.margaritaville.com/videos.html?ma_id=2&;mc_id=430

This post was modified by lobster12 on 2013-01-23 17:46:24